New Year's Eve drinks
It's New Years Eve, and you've decided to throw a party.
"Enough with the $80 ticket prices at some bar or hotel," you said, and came to the conclusion that it'd be way more fun to have a gathering of friends at your humble abode, where everyone can hear each other talk and not have to jockey for position at the bar.
You want your party to be classy, to be sure, but certainly not break the bank. Lucky for you, we've got some aces up our sleeve that are sure to keep your New Year's Eve party festive and diverse. Martha Stewart, eat your heart out.
--By Evan Siple (Getty Images /December 26, 2012)
Although the program's suspension was announced in July, AAA Mid-Atlantic would like to remind Marylanders that the free Tipsy?Taxi! service will not run this New Year's Eve, says Public and Government Affairs Manager Ragina C. Averella.
The last Tipsy?Taxi! service provided in Maryland was for July 4 of this year. The service was established in 2006, and it gave free taxi rides during popular holidays known for their partying. Averella says one of the main reasons for the suspension was lack of funding. The program's grant had run out in July, she said.
In a few months, AAA -- along with Yellow Cab and the Maryland State Highway Administration -- will review the program, Averella said. There is no word on if or when the program will return.
Averella sent a press release this afternoon to remind others of the suspension. She says she saw news outlets reporting Tipsy?Taxi! would be running in Maryland on New Year's Eve, and felt the need to dispel the claim. She also reiterated that Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region does not have AAA's Tipsy Tow service